2007 in China

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Events in the year 2007 in China.

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July[edit]

  • July 4 – A tornado kills 14 people and injures at least 146 near Tianchang, Anhui Province, in eastern China.[28]
  • July 5 – Twenty-five people died and 33 are injured in an explosion in a karaoke bar in Tianshifu in northeast China.[29] An investigation cinducted the next day concludes that the explosion was caused by improperly stored explosives.[30]
  • July 10 – China executes the former head of the State Food and Drug Association Zheng Xiaoyu for corruption.[31]
  • July 16 – China punishes 95 officials for allowing workers and children to labour in slave-like conditions in brick kilns.[32]
  • July 18 – the city of Chongqing is hit with the largest rainstorm in the city's meteorological records, killing 32. 12 people are reported missing.[33]
  • July 20 – China shuts down a chemical plant associated with deaths in Panama from tainted medicine and two petfood plants associated with the deaths of pets in the United States.
  • July 22 – More than 100 people die in floods and landslides in China.[34]
  • July 30 – Sixty-nine miners are trapped in a flooded coal mine in Henan province in central China.[35]

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November[edit]

Chang'e 1 entered lunar orbit on 5 November 1997

December[edit]

Sports[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Selection of UN quotes after Myanmar measure vetoed". Reuters Alertnet. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  3. ^ "U.S. official: Chinese test missile obliterates satellite". CNN. Archived from the original on 2008-02-13. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Sacked former top statistician Qiu Xiaohua expelled from Party". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  5. ^ "Politicians sign new climate pact". BBC. 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  6. ^ "Four die after train derails in China". China Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  7. ^ "China confirms human case of bird flu". USA Today. 2007-03-01. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  8. ^ "China confirms Moon probe in 2007". BBC. 2007-03-06. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  9. ^ "China passes new law on property". BBC. 2007-03-16. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  10. ^ "China PM seeks war reconciliation". BBC. 2007-04-12. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  11. ^ "Explosion traps 33 Chinese miners". BBC. 2007-04-17. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  12. ^ "Suspects of China's largest bank theft go on trial", Lin Li, Xinhua News Agency, July 24, 2007
  13. ^ "China launches high-speed trains". BBC. 2007-04-18. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  14. ^ "Horror steel spill kills 32 factory workers". News.com.au. 2007-04-19. Archived from the original on 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  15. ^ "India, China discuss boundary issue". NDTV. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  16. ^ "India, China resume border talks". Australian. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  17. ^ "ROK vessel sinks off east China, 16 crewmen missing". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  18. ^ "China's child fines 'spark riot'". BBC. 2007-05-21. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  19. ^ "Western China landslides kill 21". BBC. 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  20. ^ "Death penalty for China official". BBC. 2007-05-29. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  21. ^ "Strong quake in China, casualties reported". ABC. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  22. ^ "China issues national plan to address climate change". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  23. ^ "20 injured in China hall collapse". BBC. 2007-06-06. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  24. ^ "Chinese slaves rescued from brickworks". News Limited. Archived from the original on September 22, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  25. ^ "UNESCO redesignates Auschwitz death camp". Toronto: The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
  26. ^ "Twenty-two new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and one deleted during Committee meeting in Christchurch". UNESCO. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  27. ^ "HK marks first decade with China". BBC. 2007-06-30. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  28. ^ "Tornado kills 14, injures 146 in eastern China". Reuters. 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  29. ^ "25 dead, 33 injured in Chinese karaoke bar explosion". ABC News Australia. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  31. ^ "China executes ex-head of food and drug agency". MSNBC. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  32. ^ "China punishes 95 officials after brickwork slavery". Reuters. 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  33. ^ "Rainstorms kill 32 in Chongqing". China Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  34. ^ "Hundreds killed by flooding in China". ABC News Australia. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  35. ^ "Flood traps 69 Chinese miners". CNN. 2007-07-29. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  36. ^ "Tunnel collapse traps workers". News Limited. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
  37. ^ "Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region celebrates its 60th anniversary". CCTV International. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  39. ^ "Rain floods southern China". Reuters. 2007-08-13. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  40. ^ "Death toll rises to 47 from China bridge collapse". ChinaDaily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  41. ^ "Mattel recalls millions more toys". BBC. 2007-08-14. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  42. ^ "China to Establish Minimum Rural Living Standard". Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2008-06-13. [permanent dead link]
  43. ^ "172 trapped in flooded Chinese mine". ABC News Australia. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  44. ^ "172 missing after surface water floods coal mine in east China". ChinaDaily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  45. ^ "SE China braces for super typhoon Sepat". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  46. ^ "China Airlines plane catches fire at Japanese airport". Wikinews. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  48. ^ "Ship fires threaten Wuhan water". Shanghai Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  49. ^ "Thousands of Soldiers Riot in China". TIME. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  50. ^ "Shanghai empties as storm approaches". News Limited. 2007-09-18. Archived from the original on 2009-07-05. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  51. ^ "Weakened typhoon Wipha drenches eastern China". Reuters. 2007-09-19. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  52. ^ "Highway bus fire kills at least 27, rescue workers say". News Limited. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
  53. ^ "After Pounding Taiwan, Typhoon Krosa Approaches Coast of China". VOA. Archived from the original on 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  54. ^ "China workshop blaze 'kills 34'". BBC. 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  55. ^ "China's vice-president loses post". BBC. 2007-10-21. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  56. ^ "China launches first Moon orbiter". BBC. 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
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  60. ^ "Chinese petrol blast kills four". BBC. 2007-11-24. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  61. ^ "Death toll hits 104 in Shanxi coal mine blast". China Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  62. ^ "Construction of Flamanville EPR begins". World Nuclear News. Archived from the original on 2008-02-13. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  63. ^ "2nd human case of bird flu in E China confirmed". People's Daily. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  64. ^ "China sweeps in table tennis world championships". Xinhua. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 
  65. ^ Johnson, Ian (October 3, 2007). "Special Olympics Open in China, Reflecting a Host of Attitude Shifts". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2008-03-03. 

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